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Arsenic

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Arsenic is a toxic silvery metalloid.




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Properties of ArsenicHide

Atomic Number:
33
Atomic Weight:
74.92160(2)
Melting Point:
1090 K (1363°C, 1502°F)
Boiling Point:
887 K (1160°C, 1136°F)
Density:
5.73 g/cm3

Uses of ArsenicHide

The primary use of arsenic is to allow with other metals, such as lead and brass.

Specialist compounds such as gallium arsenide are important semiconductor materials.

It is used in agriculture, historically as a wood preservative and as insecticides and poisons, however the use of arsenic is now heavily regulated across much of the world and these uses have shrunk.

Other Commodities associated with Arsenic *Hide

CommodityAssociated LocalitiesTotal Localities% Association (commodity)% Association (Arsenic)
Silver3849,4914.05% of all Silver deposits have Arsenic.58.18% of all Arsenic deposits have Silver.
Gold25820,8181.24% of all Gold deposits have Arsenic.39.09% of all Arsenic deposits have Gold.
Antimony24291326.51% of all Antimony deposits have Arsenic.36.67% of all Arsenic deposits have Antimony.
Copper2348,3992.79% of all Copper deposits have Arsenic.35.45% of all Arsenic deposits have Copper.
Lead2286,7783.36% of all Lead deposits have Arsenic.34.55% of all Arsenic deposits have Lead.
Zinc1683,9314.27% of all Zinc deposits have Arsenic.25.45% of all Arsenic deposits have Zinc.
Mercury15297515.59% of all Mercury deposits have Arsenic.23.03% of all Arsenic deposits have Mercury.
Bismuth8326631.20% of all Bismuth deposits have Arsenic.12.58% of all Arsenic deposits have Bismuth.
* in exploitable quantities, based on associations listed on mindat.org

Important ores of ArsenicHide

Companies producing ArsenicHide

Click on name for company details. (Number is operations listed on mindat.org)

Deposits of ArsenicHide

This map shows a selection of deposits that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Clarke Co.
      • Rockvale
    • Clive Co.
      • Bolivia
      • Clive
    • Fitzroy Co.
      • Dundurrabin
    • Macquarie Co.
      • Beechwood
    • Raleigh Co.
      • Urunga
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Hafner group
        • Pölla valley
          • Lanisch
            • Arsenic mine
Canada
 
  • Nova Scotia
    • Halifax Co.
Italy
 
  • Sardinia
    • South Sardinia Province
Japan
 
  • Hyogo
    • Yabu City
      • Oya-cho
Mauritania
 
  • Tiris Zemmour Region
    • Ain Ben Tili
Norway
 
  • Rogaland
      • Nærbø
Russia
 
  • Kabardino-Balkaria
    • Elbrus Mt
Spain
 
  • Galicia
    • Lugo
      • Castro de Rei
UK
 
  • England
      • Camborne
      • St Day
    • Cumbria
      • Eden
        • Mungrisdale
    • Devon
      • West Devon
        • Gulworthy
USA
 
  • Alabama
    • Clay Co.
      • Cragford District
    • Randolph Co.
  • Alaska
    • Aleutians East Borough
      • Alaska Peninsula District
    • Aleutians West Census Area
      • Aleutian Islands District
        • Steeple Mountain Prospect
      • Aleutians District
    • Bethel Census Area
      • Aniak District
      • Bethel District
      • Fortymile District
      • Iditarod District
      • McGrath District
      • Yentna District
    • Denali Borough
      • Kantishna District
      • McGrath District
      • Yentna District
    • Dillingham Census Area
      • Aniak District
      • Bristol Bay District
      • Bristol Bay Region District
    • Fairbanks North Star Borough
      • Fairbanks District
    • Haines
    • Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
      • Admiralty District
      • Chichagof District
      • Juneau District
      • Petersburg District
    • Juneau
      • Admiralty District
      • Juneau District
    • Kenai Peninsula Borough
      • Hope District
    • Ketchikan Gateway Borough
      • Ketchikan District
    • Kodiak Island Borough
      • Bristol Bay District
    • Lake and Peninsula Borough
      • Alaska Peninsula District
    • Matanuska-Susitna Borough
      • Valdez Creek District
        • Camp Creek Prospect
      • Willow Creek District
      • Yentna District
    • Nome Census Area
      • Nome District
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Fairhaven District
      • Noatak District
    • Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area
      • Ketchikan District
        • Baker Island
          • Port San Antonio
        • Prince of Wales Island
          • Black Bear Lake
          • Hollis
          • Kasaan Peninsula
            • Tolstoi Mountain
          • Klawock
          • Klawock Lake
          • Maybeso Creek
          • Nichols Bay
    • Sitka
      • Chicagof District
      • Chichagof District
    • Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
      • Black District
      • Delta River District
      • Eagle District
      • Fortymile District
      • Goodpaster District
      • Tok District
    • Valdez-Cordova Census Area
      • Chisana District
      • Chistochina District
      • Copper River District
      • Nizina District
      • Prince William Sound District
        • Columbia Red Metals Group Prospect
    • Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area
      • Kupreanof District
      • Petersburg District
    • Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
      • Chandalar District
      • Circle District
      • Hot Springs District
      • Hughes District
      • Iditarod District
      • Innoko District
      • Kaiyuh District
      • Kantishna District
      • Koyukuk District
      • Kuskokwim District
      • McGrath District
      • Melozitna District
      • Rampart District
      • Ruby District
      • Shungnak District
      • Tolovana District
  • Colorado
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Goose Creek District
  • Georgia
    • Polk Co.
  • Idaho
    • Blaine Co.
      • Mineral Hill District
    • Boundary Co.
      • Moyie - Yaak District
    • Custer Co.
      • Yankee Fork District
    • Lemhi Co.
      • Blackbird District
  • Minnesota
    • Cook Co.
  • Montana
    • Madison Co.
      • Rochester District (Rabbit District)
    • Park Co.
      • Crevasse District (Crevice District; Jardine District)
      • Emigrant Creek District (Chico District)
    • Sanders Co.
      • Eddy Creek District
      • Plains District
      • Silver Butte District (Vermillion District; Cabinet District)
      • Swamp Creek District
    • Sweet Grass Co.
      • Stillwater Complex
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Bernice District
      • Desert District
      • Jessup District
      • Shady Run District
    • Douglas Co.
      • Pine Nut Mts
        • Gardnerville District
        • Mountain House District
    • Elko Co.
      • Aura District
      • Bootstrap District
      • Carlin District
Newmont Mining Corporation
      • Contact District
      • Independence Mountains District
      • Kinsley District
      • Larrabee District
      • Mountain City District
      • Railroad District
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Goldfield District
        • Goldfield
    • Eureka Co.
      • Antelope District
        • Tonkin
          • Tonkin Spring
      • Buckhorn District
      • Carlin Trend
        • Maggie Creek Subdistrict
          • Gold Quarry Mine (Maggie claims; Nevada Bureau of Mines & Geology Sample Site No. 1560; Deep West Ore Body)
      • Cortez District
Barrick Gold Corporation
      • Diamond District
      • Eureka District
        • Adams Hill
        • Prospect Ridge
    • Lyon Co.
      • Wilson District
        • Pine Grove Hills
  • Oregon
    • Baker Co.
      • Baker District (Pocahontas District; Auburn District; Minersville District)
      • Cable Cove District
      • Eagle Creek District
      • Rock Creek District
      • Sparta District
      • Unity District
    • Coos Co.
      • Sixes River District
    • Douglas Co.
      • Tiller - Drew
      • Umpqua
    • Grant Co.
      • Bald Mountain District
      • Cable Cove District
      • Granite District
      • Greenhorn District
      • Quartzburg District (Comer District)
      • Red Boy District / Granite Area
      • Susanville District (Comer District)
    • Harney Co.
      • Pueblo District (Denio District)
    • Jackson Co.
      • Gold Hill District
    • Lane Co.
    • Malheur Co.
      • Malheur District (Mormon Basin District)
  • Utah
    • Tooele Co.
      • Gold Hill District (Clifton District)
      • Oquirrh Mts
        • Mercur District (Camp Floyd District)
    • Washington Co.
      • Bull Valley District (Bull Valley)
  • Vermont
    • Orange Co.
      • Braintree
        • East Braintree
  • Virginia
    • Floyd Co.
      • Southern Section-Blue Ridge Province
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Southern Section-Blue Ridge Province
    • Prince William Co.
      • Gold-Pyrite Belt
  • Washington
    • Skamania Co.
      • Mt St Helens District
        • Black Falls
        • Goat Mtn
        • Mt Margaret
    • Snohomish Co.
      • Hogarty Creek
  • Wyoming
    • Fremont Co.
      • South Pass-Atlantic City District
Uzbekistan
 
  • Namangan Region
 
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